Skip to Content

Hartley Entire Collection

Showing 40 of 635


  FILTER RESULTS
by Artist

Roundel with Candelabra Tree of Life and figures

3rd-7th century CE
Early Byzantine Egypt

Notes
For full citations see page for object accession number 1951.2.75.a and piece in Kelsey museum illustrated in Evans as cited below. Classic tree-of-life motif with two figures riding or holding birds at the top of the tree and running or crouching deer below. Birds at the top and running animals, whether deer or others, at the foot is typical.
Citation details appear on page for 1951.2.75a. Most published comparable fragments show this as the center of a sleeve band, usually dated 7th to 10th century or later. See Evans and Ratliffe eds., fig. 60, p. 132, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, 7th to 10th century; Carroll, #67, p. 176, very close comparison, dated 11th century.
- Rebecca Corrie, August 20, 2020

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

Additional Images Click an image to view a larger version

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Hartley Entire Collection".




Go to Top